Packaging Operator - Swing Shift
Lamb Weston

Pasco, Washington

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Title: Packaging Operator - Swing Shift

Location: Pasco, WA

About Lamb Weston

We love making fries almost as much as you like eating them! Since the 1950's, Lamb Weston has inspired customers with food they love, trust, and share with families and friends. As a leading global manufacturer of quality frozen potato products with over 9,000+ team members around the world, it's our business to see the possibilities in potatoes and people.

We are looking for team members with an appetite for a challenge! People who are hungry to join a winning team and help us make a difference in the world. When you join Lamb Weston, you join a community with a strong support network and training programs designed to nurture, inspire, and help you grow.

We are driven by a relentless pursuit of results and by people who think creatively and embrace our values of: Integrity, Teamwork, Inclusion, Drive for Results, and Empowerment. Exactly what you'd expect from the most inventive potato company in the world!

Join Lamb Weston! We bring the world together with our fries.

Job Description Summary

Perform packaging procedures as required to fulfill the daily production plan, working closely with the Packaging Technician, Leads and Team Leaders to coordinate incoming and the outgoing product flow in the Packaging area.

Job Description

Position Responsibilities:

  • Under the direction of the production lead, Team Leader, or Packaging Technician, package finished product to specification.
  • Duties include hooking up, filling, and labeling supersacks in a centered position on each pallet so they correctly pass through a sizing curtain before being stored.
  • Coordinate with other Packers and Packaging Technicians to ensure the efficient performance of the packaging process.
  • Sanitation duties as required, to maintain a clean and safe work area and environment at all times.
  • Comply with all safety regulations and follows Good Manufacturing Practices.
  • Reports all accidents/injuries and unsafe conditions to Team Leader.
  • Maintains any logs as required.
  • Safely use heavy material handling equipment such as fillers or electric pallet jacks.
  • Load slip sheets into packaging equipment.
  • Perform other duties as they are assigned.

Basic & Preferred Qualifications

Position Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • High School diploma or equivalent; or up to three months related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Basic mathematical skills. (Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, and decimals.)
  • Ability to retrieve data from a computer HMI (Human Machine Interface).
  • Ability to multitask; operate two fillers simultaneously.
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment, especially food production, is helpful.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively communicate clearly in English commensurate with the requirements of this position.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the packaging operator must be able to stand for extended time periods, occasionally climb on ladders or other elevated structures. Frequent above the shoulder work, bending, kneeling, twisting and reaching.
  • Occasional pushing and pulling of filled supersacks using approximately 50 pounds of force.
  • Occasionally tandem lift up to 80 pounds.
  • Must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to occasionally perform job duties in dusty conditions, with possible exposure to airborne particles that may cause minor skin and eye irritation (see MSDS)
  • Ability to work safely in close proximity to moving mechanical parts and forklifts.
  • Able to occasionally work in high precarious places.

Personal hygiene must meet company and government sanitation requirements. Incumbents must abide by safety rules as outlined in the Employee Handbook.

Industry-Competitive Benefits

Coupled with our compensation and bonus incentive programs, our benefits deliver rewards that are market competitive. Some of the most attractive elements of our benefit programs include:
  • Health Insurance Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Health and Dependent Care, and Health Reimbursement Accounts
  • Well-being programs including companywide events and a wellness incentive program
  • Paid Time Off
  • Financial Wellness - Industry leading 401(k) plan with generous company contributions, Financial Planning Services, Employee Stock purchase program, and Health Savings Accounts, Life and Accident insurance
  • Family-Friendly Employee events
  • Employee Assistance Program services - mental health and other concierge type services

Benefits may vary based on location, job role/level, job status, and/or the terms of any applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Job Requisition ID: Req-234646

Time Type: Full time

Anticipated Close Date: 05/17/2024

In compliance with applicable state and local laws, Lamb Weston has opted to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation for this role. This compensation is specific to this position and takes into account a number of variables. Actual compensation may be higher or lower in the range based on various factors, including, but not limited to a candidate's work location, job duties, experience and expertise. A reasonable hourly estimate of the range for this role based on the variables previously mentioned is: $19.19

Lamb Weston is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law


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